UPDATE: missing fisherman at Glenorchy

A search and rescue operation has recommenced this morning to look for an overdue fisherman at Lake Wakatipu.

The man was reported missing around 3.20pm yesterday.

He was reported to have been fishing near the shore before he went missing.

A shoreline search was undertaken yesterday, and a search of the shore from the water is currently occurring.

The Police National Dive Squad is expected to be deployed later today.

/NZ Police Public Release. The material in this public release comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.